Are we going to have an IRC meeting in November?

Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at
Wed Nov 2 10:47:50 UTC 2011

yep lets keep it going , and keep them short ,
Jeffrey Roe,

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 9:18 PM, Tom Salmon <tom at> wrote:
> I think we should carry on as planned. Apologies for not being around at the last couple of meetings, they have just happened to occur at inconvenient times.
> Tom.
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2011 at 02:52:28PM +0000, Mike O'Donohue wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I am just wondering whether or not we are going to hold a team monthly
>> meeting in November?  The attendance and participation at recent
>> meetings has been poor.  Some have rightly pointed out that many of the
>> topics being discussed at recent meetings have been without
>> substance. It has also been suggested that, for us, the monthly meeting
>> might not be necessary.
>> My own views on this differ. I believe that, as an approved LoCo, we do
>> need to consistency hold monthly meetings to help maintain activity, to
>> keep things ticking over, to maintain focus and to keep team related
>> items to the front of our minds. In my view team events, pertinent
>> ubuntu LoCo related news, CD distribution, website revamp, team
>> decisions and much more should all be dealt with at monthly meetings.
>> Without the meeting I feel our LoCo would stagnate.  I do feel we need
>> much greater participation in the meeting from team members.  The more
>> ideas and views that get expressed from within the group the stronger
>> and more vibrant our LoCo will become. I do agree that the meetings have
>> become a bit stale recently but I believe this is becuase participation
>> has dropped off and nothing else. We need fresh input and ideas!!
>> Anyway, they are just my own views on the topic.  What really
>> matters is what the concensus view is.  So what do folks think?  If we
>> stick with the current system we would be holding a meeting on
>> Wednesday the 16th of November at 8 or 9pm.
>> Are we going to go ahead with that?
>> Do we want to change the date and/or time?
>> Do we want to abandon our monthly meetings or reduce the frequency to
>> every two months, quarterly or sporadically called?
>> Is there another option open to us?
>> What are peoples opinions on this?
>> We do need to decide what we are going to do about team IRC meetings.
>> Best Regards,
>> Mike
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